Reminder - KCAP Financial (KCAP) Goes Ex-Dividend Soon

Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 7/1/15, KCAP Financial (KCAP) will trade ex-dividend, for its quarterly dividend of $0.21, payable on 7/27/15. As a percentage of KCAP's recent stock price of $6.03, this dividend works out to approximately 3.48%, so look for shares of KCAP Financial to trade 3.48% lower — all else being equal — when KCAP shares open for trading on 7/1/15.

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Below is a dividend history chart for KCAP, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent $0.21 declared by KCAP Financial:

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In general, dividends are not always predictable; but looking at the history above can help in judging whether the most recent dividend from KCAP is likely to continue, and whether the current estimated yield of 13.93% on annualized basis is a reasonable expectation of annual yield going forward. The chart below shows the one year performance of KCAP shares, versus its 200 day moving average:

KCAP Financial 200 Day Moving Average Chart

Looking at the chart above, KCAP's low point in its 52 week range is $5.46 per share, with $8.64 as the 52 week high point — that compares with a last trade of $6.03.

According to the ETF Finder at ETF Channel, KCAP makes up 1.07% of the BDC Income ETF ( BIZD) which is trading lower by about 0.5% on the day Monday.

In Monday trading, KCAP Financial shares are currently off about 1.1% on the day.

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